Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 11,987 5,400 13,730
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 10.83% 9.47% 11.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.74% 9.96% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9,163 4,600 11,209
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,098
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.76% -2.38%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £54,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 102,098 54,204 111,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.25% 95.04% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 70,095 44,982 90,710
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -3 4,811 £55,000 - 590
South East +6 2,110 £43,000 +1.18% 290
North of England +6 1,946 £39,883 +3.59% 328
Midlands +6 1,367 £39,000 +4.00% 212
North West +10 1,038 £40,000 +3.90% 168
West Midlands +8 962 £40,000 +1.27% 143
East of England +12 820 £37,616 +7.47% 130
South West +15 767 £37,500 +15.38% 104
Yorkshire 0 712 £37,500 -6.25% 116
East Midlands -1 393 £37,250 -0.67% 68
North East +26 198 £35,000 +2.19% 44
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 3,872 (32.30%) Social Skills
2 3,270 (27.28%) SQL
3 3,191 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
4 2,976 (24.83%) Finance
5 2,470 (20.61%) Microsoft
6 2,307 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1,961 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
8 1,755 (14.64%) Windows
9 1,646 (13.73%) Analytics
10 1,632 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
11 1,512 (12.61%) Business Analysis
12 1,478 (12.33%) Microsoft Excel
13 1,468 (12.25%) Microsoft 365
14 1,347 (11.24%) Degree
15 1,313 (10.95%) Azure
16 1,312 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 1,274 (10.63%) Power Platform
18 1,235 (10.30%) Active Directory
19 1,228 (10.24%) Power BI
20 1,173 (9.79%) ITIL
21 1,061 (8.85%) Data Analysis
22 1,055 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
23 1,029 (8.58%) User Stories
24 976 (8.14%) Python
25 937 (7.82%) Requirements Gathering
26 895 (7.47%) Visualisation
27 870 (7.26%) Project Management
28 869 (7.25%) SQL Server
29 787 (6.57%) Retail
30 766 (6.39%) JIRA

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 430 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 285 (2.38%) Confluence
3 266 (2.22%) SAS
4 221 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 102 (0.85%) CMS
6 89 (0.74%) IIS
7 28 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 27 (0.23%) Skype for Business
8 27 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.19%) Apache
10 21 (0.18%) Mendix
11 20 (0.17%) WordPress
12 18 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (0.13%) JBoss
14 11 (0.092%) Drupal
15 10 (0.083%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.083%) Umbraco
16 9 (0.075%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.075%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (0.067%) Moodle
Applications
1 1,478 (12.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1,055 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
3 330 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 269 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 89 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 77 (0.64%) SPSS
7 72 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
8 17 (0.14%) Chatbot
9 12 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.092%) Oracle Smart View
11 7 (0.058%) InVision
12 6 (0.050%) Stata
13 5 (0.042%) Open Workbench
14 4 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.033%) SketchUp
15 3 (0.025%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.025%) PlantUML
16 2 (0.017%) Windchill
17 1 (0.008%) Acrobat
17 1 (0.008%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 108 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (0.63%) NetSuite
3 50 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 48 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
5 47 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 44 (0.37%) SAP MM
7 42 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 41 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 41 (0.34%) SAP SD
9 38 (0.32%) SAP APO
10 34 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 33 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
11 33 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
12 30 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
12 30 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
13 29 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
14 28 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
15 27 (0.23%) Magento
16 25 (0.21%) Alphatax
17 23 (0.19%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1,468 (12.25%) Microsoft 365
2 1,313 (10.95%) Azure
3 1,274 (10.63%) Power Platform
4 456 (3.80%) AWS
5 339 (2.83%) SaaS
6 188 (1.57%) Google Analytics
7 178 (1.48%) GCP
8 174 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
9 118 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
10 113 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
11 104 (0.87%) Power Automate
12 98 (0.82%) Serverless
13 92 (0.77%) PowerApps
14 86 (0.72%) OneDrive
15 81 (0.68%) OpenShift
16 68 (0.57%) PaaS
17 66 (0.55%) Snowflake
18 63 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
19 53 (0.44%) Google Sheets
20 50 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 441 (3.68%) Firewall
2 322 (2.69%) DNS
3 281 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 266 (2.22%) DHCP
5 225 (1.88%) VPN
6 224 (1.87%) LAN
7 219 (1.83%) WAN
8 131 (1.09%) Network Security
9 114 (0.95%) Internet
10 89 (0.74%) VoIP
11 77 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
12 76 (0.63%) Wireless
13 75 (0.63%) VLAN
14 72 (0.60%) SAN
15 57 (0.48%) Broadband
16 52 (0.43%) FTP
17 51 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
17 51 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
18 50 (0.42%) Skype
19 46 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,228 (10.24%) Power BI
2 869 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 713 (5.95%) Tableau
4 502 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
5 324 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 291 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 256 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 183 (1.53%) Big Data
9 160 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 129 (1.08%) BigQuery
11 128 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
12 123 (1.03%) QlikView
13 120 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 113 (0.94%) MySQL
15 111 (0.93%) Looker
16 107 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
17 99 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
18 79 (0.66%) Data Mining
19 72 (0.60%) Data Lake
20 65 (0.54%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 766 (6.39%) JIRA
2 200 (1.67%) Selenium
3 141 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 108 (0.90%) Postman
5 87 (0.73%) Git (software)
6 77 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 73 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (0.37%) JMeter
9 43 (0.36%) TestRail
10 40 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 40 (0.33%) WebDriver
11 39 (0.33%) Visual Studio
12 38 (0.32%) SpecFlow
13 36 (0.30%) SoapUI
14 33 (0.28%) RStudio
15 29 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
16 22 (0.18%) Axure RP
17 20 (0.17%) LoadRunner
18 19 (0.16%) Eclipse
19 18 (0.15%) HP UFT
General
1 3,872 (32.30%) Social Skills
2 2,976 (24.83%) Finance
3 2,307 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
4 787 (6.57%) Retail
5 630 (5.26%) Marketing
6 572 (4.77%) Banking
7 531 (4.43%) Legal
8 468 (3.90%) Presentation Skills
9 444 (3.70%) Law
10 377 (3.15%) Organisational Skills
11 366 (3.05%) Public Sector
12 331 (2.76%) Manufacturing
13 285 (2.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 250 (2.09%) Influencing Skills
15 235 (1.96%) Advertising
16 231 (1.93%) Telecoms
17 170 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 169 (1.41%) Back Office
19 129 (1.08%) Games
20 115 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (2.49%) .NET
2 228 (1.90%) XML
3 159 (1.33%) HTML
4 146 (1.22%) REST
5 117 (0.98%) Web Services
6 111 (0.93%) CSS
6 111 (0.93%) React
7 106 (0.88%) AngularJS
8 97 (0.81%) JSON
9 94 (0.78%) Spring
10 84 (0.70%) Spring Boot
11 83 (0.69%) EDI
12 77 (0.64%) XSLT
13 75 (0.63%) Java EE
14 64 (0.53%) Kafka
15 58 (0.48%) RESTful
16 57 (0.48%) SOAP
17 50 (0.42%) Middleware
18 49 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
19 46 (0.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 684 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 529 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
3 467 (3.90%) User Experience
4 175 (1.46%) Virtual Team
5 146 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 124 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 120 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
8 114 (0.95%) Credit Risk
9 111 (0.93%) Driving Licence
10 105 (0.88%) Life Science
11 103 (0.86%) Reinsurance
12 102 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
13 96 (0.80%) FMCG
14 92 (0.77%) Data Centre
15 83 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
16 82 (0.68%) Social Media
17 80 (0.67%) Legacy Systems
18 79 (0.66%) NHS
19 71 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
20 69 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,755 (14.64%) Windows
2 714 (5.96%) Windows 10
3 667 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 424 (3.54%) Linux
5 235 (1.96%) Unix
6 218 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 186 (1.55%) Windows Server 2016
8 152 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 135 (1.13%) Android
10 132 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 101 (0.84%) Windows Server 2019
12 99 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 89 (0.74%) Mac OS
14 67 (0.56%) Mac OS X
15 33 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 32 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (0.13%) CentOS
17 16 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (0.12%) Solaris
19 13 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,191 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,961 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
3 1,646 (13.73%) Analytics
4 1,632 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
5 1,512 (12.61%) Business Analysis
6 1,312 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,173 (9.79%) ITIL
8 1,061 (8.85%) Data Analysis
9 1,029 (8.58%) User Stories
10 937 (7.82%) Requirements Gathering
11 895 (7.47%) Visualisation
12 870 (7.26%) Project Management
13 694 (5.79%) Data Modelling
14 683 (5.70%) Scrum
15 628 (5.24%) Waterfall
16 618 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
17 609 (5.08%) Decision-Making
18 605 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
18 605 (5.05%) Workshop Facilitation
19 598 (4.99%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3,270 (27.28%) SQL
2 976 (8.14%) Python
3 468 (3.90%) C#
4 396 (3.30%) R
5 386 (3.22%) Java
6 342 (2.85%) JavaScript
7 332 (2.77%) PowerShell
8 319 (2.66%) T-SQL
9 257 (2.14%) C
10 254 (2.12%) VBA
11 151 (1.26%) C++
12 110 (0.92%) Perl
13 104 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 87 (0.73%) PHP
15 82 (0.68%) Bash
16 61 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 59 (0.49%) VB
18 54 (0.45%) MATLAB
19 45 (0.38%) PL/SQL
20 40 (0.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1,347 (11.24%) Degree
2 561 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 341 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 202 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 191 (1.59%) ISEB
6 179 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 172 (1.43%) CISSP
8 169 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 115 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 114 (0.95%) DBS Check
11 104 (0.87%) CISM
12 96 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
13 84 (0.70%) IIBA
14 78 (0.65%) DV Cleared
15 70 (0.58%) MCSE
16 63 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 62 (0.52%) CCNA
17 62 (0.52%) Master's Degree
18 61 (0.51%) HND
19 58 (0.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 759 (6.33%) QA
2 604 (5.04%) SLA
3 337 (2.81%) Data Quality
4 335 (2.79%) GDPR
5 325 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 232 (1.94%) PMO
7 123 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
8 122 (1.02%) NIST
9 111 (0.93%) GRC
10 101 (0.84%) PCI DSS
11 52 (0.43%) Accessibility
12 49 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 48 (0.40%) COBIT
13 48 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 35 (0.29%) IFRS
15 33 (0.28%) GMP
16 32 (0.27%) EMIR
17 26 (0.22%) MiFID
18 22 (0.18%) GLP
19 21 (0.18%) GAMP
System Software
1 1,235 (10.30%) Active Directory
2 208 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 68 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 67 (0.56%) XenApp
6 65 (0.54%) vSphere
7 43 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (0.29%) BitLocker
9 32 (0.27%) Docker
9 32 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 29 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.11%) Firmware
12 12 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (0.075%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.050%) Snort
15 6 (0.050%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.042%) OpenAM
16 5 (0.042%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 310 (2.59%) SCCM
2 200 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 125 (1.04%) Ansible
4 65 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 48 (0.40%) WSUS
6 44 (0.37%) Nessus
6 44 (0.37%) Terraform
7 38 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
8 36 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 31 (0.26%) Grafana
9 31 (0.26%) Nagios
10 28 (0.23%) Icinga
11 23 (0.19%) FortiGate
12 21 (0.18%) SCOM
13 19 (0.16%) Computer Incident Response Team
14 17 (0.14%) Prometheus
14 17 (0.14%) Puppet
14 17 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
15 16 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
16 15 (0.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2,470 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 592 (4.94%) Oracle
3 444 (3.70%) SAP
4 389 (3.25%) VMware
5 381 (3.18%) Google
6 307 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 292 (2.44%) Citrix
8 273 (2.28%) Cisco
9 243 (2.03%) ServiceNow
10 154 (1.28%) Splunk
11 126 (1.05%) Adobe
12 120 (1.00%) Apple
12 120 (1.00%) Red Hat
13 106 (0.88%) HP
14 87 (0.73%) Cognos
15 81 (0.68%) Alteryx
15 81 (0.68%) iManage
16 74 (0.62%) IBM
17 72 (0.60%) SolarWinds
18 70 (0.58%) Sophos